COUDERSPORT - Stephen E. "Steve" Dynda, 73, of Maple Lane, passed away Thursday (Jan. 17, 2013) in Sweden Valley Manor, Coudersport.
Born June 9, 1939, in Coudersport, he was a son of Joseph and Elsie Austin Dynda. On Dec. 22, 1990, Coudersport, he married Claudia L. Peno, who survives.
Mr. Dynda was employed with National Fuel Gas Co. for several years, before his retirement. He was a veteran having served with the U.S. Marine Corp
. He was a graduate of the Scotland School for Veteran Children, Chambersburg.
He was a lifelong resident of the area and a member of the Coudersport American Legion.
He was an avid outdoorsman, who enjoyed hunting, fishing and digging leeks.
Surviving in addition his wife, Claudia, are a son, Jeff Dynda of Martinsburg, W.Va.; three daughters, Nancy J. (Herb) Gular of Roulette, Lori S. (Greg) Andruchowsky of Ulysses and Jenna L. (Brian) Switzer of Erie; a stepson, Jerrod J. Renko of Shinglehouse; 10 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren; a sister, Kathryn (Joseph) Boyd of Coudersport; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a daughter, Glenda Dynda, two grandsons and a granddaughter.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday in the Austin United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Steven Small, pastor, and Kathryn Boyd co-officiating. Burial will be in Gilmore Cemetery, Sinnemahoning.
A military service will be conducted by the Potter County Honor Guard immediately following the funeral, at the church.
Memorials can be made to Volunteers That Care, P.O. Box 750, Coudersport, PA 16915; or Activities Fund at Sweden Valley Manor, Coudersport.
Condolences can be made at switzerfuneralhome.com